2012 International Quilt Festival to ease comfortably into Houston
October 13, 2012 by James
The 2012 International Quilt Festival has been scheduled at George R. Brown Convention Center to cover the move from October into November.
This Texas event is one of the most popular attractions in Houston, drawing thousands of vendors, exhibitors, and attendees from around the world. The event utilizes space from all four halls within the convention center.
Teachers famous for their abilities with quilting, crafting and embroidery art will present classes on honing and improving the techniques. A special feature of the event involves encouraging both novice and experienced quilters to help make quilts for sick children within the Project Linus organization, as well as the Quilts of Valor for our troops overseas.
Exhibits of the finest of crafts will be available for attendees to visit as they stroll through the displays. Vendors will also be hand to offer jewelry, machines, fabric, notions, and patterns. This year, there is a special Victorian aisle featuring antique fabrics, laces, and other vintage items.
Large festivals often use the services of printing companies to provide materials to help promote and merchandise the various facets of the event. Poster printing is an economical method for creating a marketing piece to announce an upcoming event. They are easily transported to various locations to hang in high-traffic areas, attracting attention for the purpose of spreading the word about the event.
The festival will span five days from October 31 – November 4. For more information, the event has its own website.